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San Juan Quarantine Station
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates a quarantine station in San Juan. The station’s jurisdiction includes all ports in Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John).
Quarantine Station Activities
- Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes and maritime vessels (cruise and cargo) at international ports of entry within jurisdiction.
- Review medical records of migrants who will reside permanently in the United States. Notify state and local health departments and refer any migrants with specific medical conditions.
- Monitor importations of animals, human products, and vectors that may pose a threat to human health.
- Partner with federal agencies, state and local health departments, medical providers, hospitals, and organizations in preparedness activities related to quarantine and isolation at ports of entry.
- Raise awareness among the port community about communicable diseases, and train staff on public health issues that impact a globally mobile population.
Ports of Entry Statistics 2009
Major Airport Arrivals
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
St. Thomas International Airport
Major Seaport Arrivals
(787) 253-7880 24-hour access
On call: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Office Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. AT
Luis Muñoz Marín
Terminal D–Third Floor
P.O. Box 37197
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00937-0197